Chabad of Harford County sent along its list of services for Yom Kippur, which starts today, and additional September events.
Chabad of Harford County is located at 1543 Redfield Rd Bel Air. All High Holiday Services will take place at the Ramada Conference Center 1700 Van Bibber Road Edgewood.
Kol Nidrei Prayer Service
Sep. 25, 2012 – 6:45 pm
The first of the five Yom Kippur prayer services, which begins with the solemn Kol Nidrei prayer, is recited in the synogogue tonight at sunset, at the onset of the holy day.Yom Kippur Morning Service
Sep. 26, 2012 – 9:00 am
Featuring Traditional services blended with contemporary messages
– The day is the most solemn of the year, yet an undertone of joy suffuses it: a joy that revels in the spirituality of the day and expresses the confidence that G-d will accept our repentance, forgive our sins, and seal our verdict for a year of life, health and happiness.Special children’s program during servicesMincha & Neilah Closing Service
Sep. 26, 2012 – 5:30 pm
Minchah, which includes the reading of the Book of Jonah; and Ne’illah, the “closing of the gates” service at sunset. We say the Al Chet confession of sins ten times, and recite Psalms every available moment.Shofar Blast and Breakfast
Sep. 26, 2012 – 7:35 pm
When the closing Ne’illah service climaxes in the resounding cries of “Hear O Israel… G-d is one” and a single blast of the shofar, the joy erupts in song and dance (a Chabad custom is to sing the lively niggun known as “Napoleon’s March”), followed by the festive after-fast meal, making the evening following Yom Kippur a Yom Tov (festival) in its own right.
The Pursuit of Happiness – Sukkot Class
Sep. 27, 2012 – 7:30 pm
What is happiness? We all want it, but tend to look for it in the wrong places. This lesson explores the quest for happiness and uncovers a clue to unlocking its secret from a bizarre Talmudic tale.Kabbalat Shabbat – Tefillah
Sep. 28, 2012 – 6:00 pm
Friday evening we welcome peace and tranquility into our lives to last the week. With the use of spiritual insight we can turn a prayer book into a reflective inclusive experience filled with humour, meaning, song and niggun chant. Get comfortable and enjoy the experienceShabbat Day Services
Sep. 29, 2012 – 10:00 am
The services are traditional, and are conducted in a joyous, casual atmosphere. Children are included and most welcome. Many of those who attend cannot read Hebrew, yet everyone feels at home. The prayer book is bi-lingual and various English readings are included in the service. Song and commentary add meaning and participation to the prayers.Save The Date Community Sukkot Party Oct. 2, 2012 – 4:30 pm Socialize • Shake a Lulav • Nosh and Drink • Ask Questions • be reJEWvinated